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12 Best Places to Buy Summer Sandals in the Bay Area

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Your closet is most likely stocked with oodles of boots, so what do you do when it's time to leave the city behind and venture to locales where you can actually expose your toes? Buy sandals, that's what. For those of you who have forgotten where to procure these open-toed wonders, we've assembled a handy map of trusty summer sandal spots in the Bay Area.


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1. Shaw Shoes

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2001 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 922-5676
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Shaw Shoes is a requisite stop for the upmarket customer in Cow Hollow. This is your source for Rachel Zoe-favorites like Casadei, as well as Giuseppe Zanotti and Rene Caovilla.

2. Freda Salvador

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1782 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 654-5128
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Freda Salvador's studded flat sandals will give your summer look an edgy boost and a touch of San Francisco flare. It's a perfect way to fly the flag for Bay Area designers while you travel.

3. Heidi Says Shoes

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2105 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 409-6850
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The Pac Heights staple carries a chic mix of moderate and high-end shoes, and always has a killer sandal selection.

4. Barneys New York

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77 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 268-3500
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Sandals are rarely a practical choice in San Francisco, but when has Barney's been limited by the confines of practicality? Head here for your dream Miu Mius and Chloes.

5. DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

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400 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 956-3453
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If there's a drawback to DSW's Union Square store, it's that there may be too many options. Hard choices aside, this is a great, budget-friendly option for vacation sandals: If the airline loses your bag, at least you don't lose a small fortune.

6. Wilkes Bashford

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375 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA
This venerable SF department store is one of the pricier stops on this list, but maybe company's summer sale will give you an excuse to pick up a glamorous pair of Louboutins or Manolos.

7. Paolo

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524 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 552-4580
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The San Francisco-based designer's sandals aren't exactly practical for navigating the hilly terrain, but they're certainly showstoppers. After you check out the Hayes Street store, be sure to peruse the Fillmore boutique.

8. Gimme Shoes

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416 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 864-0691
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Loeffler Randall abounds at this Hayes Valley gem, not to mention Dries Van Noten, Dirk Bikkembergs, Veronique Branquino, Ann Demeulemeester, Chie Mihara, YMC, Fiorentini + Baker, Repetto, Vialis.

9. Rand and Statler

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425 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 634-0881
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This Hayes Valley boutique will hook you up with Ancient Greek Sandals you've been dreaming about ever since you saw them in Vogue.

10. Convert Shoes

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1844 4th St
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 984-0142
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Randy Brewer will hook you up with a pair of socially-responsible sandals for summer. What else would you expect from this Berkeley mainstay?

11. Intermix

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From Birkenstock to Rag & Bone to an impressive selection of Valentino Rockstuds, Intermix has nailed the cool-girl's summer sandal aesthetic.

12. Macy's

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170 Ofarrell St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 397-3333
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If you're looking for inexpensive summer shoes, check out Macy's massive shoe department. This is a one-stop-shop for MICHAEL Michael Kors, Nine West, Jessica Simpson, Steve Madden, and DV Dolce Vita.

1. Shaw Shoes

2001 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Shaw Shoes is a requisite stop for the upmarket customer in Cow Hollow. This is your source for Rachel Zoe-favorites like Casadei, as well as Giuseppe Zanotti and Rene Caovilla.
2001 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123

2. Freda Salvador

1782 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Freda Salvador's studded flat sandals will give your summer look an edgy boost and a touch of San Francisco flare. It's a perfect way to fly the flag for Bay Area designers while you travel.
1782 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

3. Heidi Says Shoes

2105 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
The Pac Heights staple carries a chic mix of moderate and high-end shoes, and always has a killer sandal selection.
2105 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94115

4. Barneys New York

77 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Sandals are rarely a practical choice in San Francisco, but when has Barney's been limited by the confines of practicality? Head here for your dream Miu Mius and Chloes.
77 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

5. DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

400 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102
If there's a drawback to DSW's Union Square store, it's that there may be too many options. Hard choices aside, this is a great, budget-friendly option for vacation sandals: If the airline loses your bag, at least you don't lose a small fortune.
400 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102

6. Wilkes Bashford

375 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
This venerable SF department store is one of the pricier stops on this list, but maybe company's summer sale will give you an excuse to pick up a glamorous pair of Louboutins or Manolos.
375 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA

7. Paolo

524 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102
The San Francisco-based designer's sandals aren't exactly practical for navigating the hilly terrain, but they're certainly showstoppers. After you check out the Hayes Street store, be sure to peruse the Fillmore boutique.
524 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102

8. Gimme Shoes

416 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Loeffler Randall abounds at this Hayes Valley gem, not to mention Dries Van Noten, Dirk Bikkembergs, Veronique Branquino, Ann Demeulemeester, Chie Mihara, YMC, Fiorentini + Baker, Repetto, Vialis.
416 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102

9. Rand and Statler

425 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102
This Hayes Valley boutique will hook you up with Ancient Greek Sandals you've been dreaming about ever since you saw them in Vogue.
425 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102

10. Convert Shoes

1844 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
Randy Brewer will hook you up with a pair of socially-responsible sandals for summer. What else would you expect from this Berkeley mainstay?
1844 4th St
Berkeley, CA 94710

11. Intermix

Larkspur, CA
From Birkenstock to Rag & Bone to an impressive selection of Valentino Rockstuds, Intermix has nailed the cool-girl's summer sandal aesthetic.

12. Macy's

170 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102
If you're looking for inexpensive summer shoes, check out Macy's massive shoe department. This is a one-stop-shop for MICHAEL Michael Kors, Nine West, Jessica Simpson, Steve Madden, and DV Dolce Vita.
170 Ofarrell St
San Francisco, CA 94102